Please Note: This seminar series has finished. For information on our current seminar series please see our Seminar Series webpage.

All seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 4.30pm in MSc Room 1, OUCE, unless indicated otherwise below. For further information contact Prof. Dave Thomas or Dr Rob Hope.

Week 1: Wednesday 16 January 2008

Famine, water and aid in African drylands

Jane Cocking, Oxfam.

Week 2: Wednesday 23 January 2008

Local Knowledge and Dryland Environmental Management.

Dr Andy Dougill, University of Leeds.

Week 3: Wednesday 30 January 2008

No Seminar.

Week 4: Wednesday 6 February 2008 - SEMINAR CANCELLED

The Aral Sea Question: Social and environmental consequences of drastic water depletion.

Dr Sarah O'Hara, University of Nottingham.

Week 5: Wednesday 13 February 2008

Monitoring oasis productivity.

Dr Kevin White, University of Reading.

Week 6: Wednesday 20 February 2008

No place to hide: English aquatic wildlife and its exposure to synthetic chemicals.

Dr Andrew Johnson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH).

Week 7: Wednesday 27 February 2008

What is fair? Social justice and flood risk management.

Prof. Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Middlesex University.

Week 8: Wednesday 5 March 2008 - SEMINAR CANCELLED

Adaption to climate change in northern hemisphere drylands, 10ka to the present.

Dr Nick Brooks, University of East Anglia.